Innovation and Technology

Financial Aid in Nigeria Creating a New Interest in Rural Fish Farming

Aquaculture in Nigeria has greatly benefited organizations like CORAF, which utilizes its WAAPP initiative to train people in rural fish farming.

Making Drones Work for Small Farmers

Drones for agriculture are increasingly popular, but technology needs tailoring to small farmers’ needs and diverse crops if UAVs are to take off across the developing world.

Using Aquaculture Development to Encourage Women’s Employment in West Africa

Through CORAF and its WAAPP initiative, rural Nigerian women have the opportunity to work through aquaculture.

Chobani Food Tech Residency Using Yogurt for Better Tech

Chobani’s manufacturing facilities are cultivating more than bacteria for yogurt—they’re also working to support early-stage food tech startups.

16 Companies Rethinking Packaging

Food packaging provides a variety of conveniences, from extending the shelf life of products to on-the-go meals. But the waste from this packaging is polluting the environment and posing hazards human and animal life. Food Tank highlights 16 food and beverage companies tackling this problem through innovations in their packaging.

Promoting Integrated Fisheries in West Africa

CORAF has partnered with a number of West African universities in order to further develop integrated fisheries and aquaculture educational programs.

15 Inspiring Women Leading in the AgTech Sector

AgTech is becoming one of the fastest-growing sectors in Silicon Valley, with investments totaling over US10 million in 2017. Although women face numerous barriers to entry in this sector, a new generation of leaders is emerging to challenge the status quo and reshape the food system using their innovative technologies.

FoodShot Prize Invests in the Future of Food and Soil

The FoodShot Prize gives support to the most innovative ideas for feeding 10 billion people by 2050 healthfully, sustainably, and equitably; this years’ winners focus on enhancing agronomy.

Opinion | Edible AI? The Future of Food is Up to Tech

With a dramatically growing global population, we can’t rely on the way we’ve done things this far to provide the scale and variety of natural foods that consumers now demand.

Long-lasting Avocados May Help Combat Food Waste

An innovative solution for food spoilage was brought to market in the U.S. by Apeel Sciences last summer and will now be available in Europe thanks to a new partnership.